Ready for work and defense?

Ready for work and defense?

February 02, 2021

This year is marked by the 90th anniversary of the all-Union Ready for Work and Defence (RWD) Complex of the USSR, and 2021 is declared the Year of the RWD.

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. According to the specialists of the RWD Testing Center of Norilsk, on February 4, in the foyer of the Arctic sports palace at the mini-festival everyone will be able to compete in two disciplines: bends on a gymnastic bench from a standing position, as well as push-ups from the floor.

The age of the participants is not limited, everyone can try their hand. In addition, the mini-festival is of a consulting nature: it explains to everyone how to register for permanent participation in the RWD, what disciplines it includes, and answer specific questions of participation.

Also, the Norilsk testing center is now preparing to hold two competitions: a festival among the city’s labor collectives is scheduled for February 27 and 28 (according to the RWD sports program, participants will compete in the all-around, including bending from a standing position on a bench, push-ups from the floor, pull-ups, lifting the torso from a prone position, shooting from electronic weapons, as well as long-distance running (for women and men over 40 years old – two kilometers, for men between 25 and 39 years old – three kilometers). The second major competition will be held in March is a spring festival among educational organizations, which will be attended by schoolchildren.

Text: Maria Sokolova, Photo:

February 02, 2021

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